Central Otago Cycle Tour Packages

Whether you're looking for an all-inclusive package, fully guided tour, a day excursion from Queenstown, or you want to hire a bike and explore Central Otago's world class cycling trails under your own steam there is are local businesses ready to help you plan your trip.

Talk to any of the operators listed below or talk to one of the local Central Otago I-SITEs about a particular trail, or ways to create a custom tour for you and your family or group. Packages often can combine the best sections of each cycle trail, with other Central Otago highlights like wine tasting, curling and the Highlands Motorsport park to ensure you have the complete Central Otago cycling holiday experience.

Tour packages can be fully escorted with everything provided and pre-organised. This could include cycles, luggage transfers, guides, accommodation, refreshments, meals and transport so you can walk or cycle as much or as little as you choose. Alternatively, they can be partially supported providing some of those services and not others. The duration of tours varies, usually between one and five days. Tour sizes also vary, with some operators specialising in small groups.

It is also worth noting that most operators offer transport and shuttles to and from the start of each trail, and can pick you up from Queenstown Airport or your accommodation.

Otago Central Rail Trail Cycle Tours, Packages & Hire

Trail Journeys
Shebikeshebikes
Bike It Now
Off the Rails
Altitude Adventures
Big Sky Bike Adventures

Central Otago Visitor Centres

Roxburgh Gorge Trail Cycle Tours, Packages & Hire

Trail Journeys
Shebikeshebikes
Bike It Now
Altitude Adventures
Highland Bike Hire
Beaumont Jet - Boat Transfers
Clutha River Cruises - Boat Transfers
Central Otago Visitor Centres

Clutha Gold Trail Cycle Tours, Packages & Hire

Trail Journeys
Shebikeshebikes
Bike It Now
Altitude Adventures
Highland Bike Hire
Central Otago Visitor Centres

Mountain Biking Guides and Backcountry Tours

Altitude Adventures
Heliview Flights - Heli biking
Central Otago Visitor Centres

Planning
Otago Central Rail Trail
Discover New Zealand's Original Great Ride - The Otago Central Rail Trail is a relaxing 4-5 day ride through big sky landscapes and through historic townships. Read More

Roxburgh Gorge Trail
Explore New Zealand's Grand Canyon - The Roxburgh Gorge Trail is a unique one day experience. Described as 'Another World' this 34km trail includes a unique jet boat transfer. Read More

Clutha Gold Trail
A 73km journey of discovery through a tapestry of diverse landscapes from seductively rugged semi-arid dry lands through to lush green contoured farmlands that follow powerful Clutha Mata Au River. Read More

Cycling & Mountain Biking Trails
Central Otago boasts a diversity of cycling and mountain bike trails that beckon the cyclist to experience the freedom and the joy of getting off the beaten track. Read More

Getting to Central Otago
The Central Otago region is located in the middle of the South Island of New Zealand. A scenic a 1hr drive from Queenstown International Airport and accessible via road from Dunedin & Christchurch airports. Read More

Cycle Hire, Bike Rental & Tours
Central Otago has several specialist cycling operators who offer fully escorted tours or individual itineraries. These businesses can hire cycles and organise luggage transfers, accommodation and transport so you can cycle as much or as little as you choose. Read More

Download or request a Cycle Brochure
Download or request a 16-page colour brochure on cycling in Central Otago, featuring some of the region's key trails and inspiring imagery. Read More
Central Otago - Our Regional Identity
Central Otago - Our Regional Identity 'A World of Difference' defines what is uniquely Central Otago as a place and a community. Read More

Central Otago NZ - Through Local Eyes
Central Otago NZ - Through Local Eyes Meet some unique and passionate Central Otago locals and be introduced to their favourite places and activities. Read More

Central Otago Food & Wine
Central Otago Food & Wine Central Otago is a place of sheer indulgence – whether it’s fine dining, a casual al-fresco lunch or café culture. You will be spoilt for choice when enjoying local fare and award winning wines at the great selection of cafés, restaurants, cellar doors and country pubs. Read More
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